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Arkansas Drinking Water: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Public Water System Service Act, Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 20-28-101 to 20-28-106

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Public Water Supplies, Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Rules, Public Water Supplies, Section I to Section XXV

Cross connections: ADH Rules, Public Water Supplies, Section VII(E)

Emergency plans: ADH Rules, Public Water Supplies, Section VII(G)

Annual fees: AR Code Ann. 20-28-104

Potable water storage tanks: ADH Rules, Public Water Supplies, Section XI

Operator certification: AR Code Ann. 17-51-101 to 17-51-209

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Health (DOH) Division of Engineering

Arkansas State Board of Health

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. EPA has granted primacy to DOH to administer the federal rules to protect water supplies under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Arkansas requires that operators of public water supplies be licensed by the state.

Administration and enforcement. DOH's Division of Engineering has primary responsibility for the regulation and oversight of public water systems throughout Arkansas.

State Requirements

CROSS CONNECTIONS

ADH Rules, Public Water Supplies, Section VII(E)

The state prohibits any physical connection where a public water system is connected to an unsafe or questionable water supply system either inside or outside of any building or buildings. The restriction applies to both community and non-community water systems.

Specifically, any domestic water cannot be supplied to any device, equipment, or service connection, which may permit the contamination ...


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